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Cardinal Timothy Dolan stands with Franciscan University of Steubenville students in Knock (CNS)

The cardinal discussed Pope Francis’s upcoming trip to America during a keynote speech at the Marian shrine

Cardinal Dolan (CNS)

The pilgrims from the US arrived for the eight-day visit to the Marian shrine in County Mayo on Sunday

Grandparents come from near and far to gather at Knock to pray for their vocation  (Photo: Liamy McNally)

Grandparents make annual pilgrimage to Knock

Homilist Fr Benny MacHale spoke of the ‘special bond’ between children and their grandparents

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin (Niall Carson/PA Wire)

Next year’s event in Dublin will attract many leading Catholic figures

Fr Federico Lombardi, right, and Mgr Charles Scicluna present the new norms at the Vatican (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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